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Statistics on Workplace visits for noise

Table of workplace visits made by DoL inspectors to assess workplace noise levels and to give information and advice about noise reduction between 1 July 2006 and 3 August 2007

Table of workplace visits
Region Number of visits
Northland 67
Auckland 271
Waikato / Coromandel 57
Bay of Plenty 116
Hawkes Bay / East Coast 38
Taranaki / Manawatu / Whanganui 68
Wellington / Horowhenua / Wairarapa 35
Nelson / Marlborough 53
Canterbury 48
West Coast 22
Otago / Southland 43
Total all New Zealand 820
The number of new claims with ACC for hearing loss by region, including the cost of those claims
Region New
Number Cost $m*
Northland 262  1.637
Auckland 1048 6.547
Waikato 736 4.785
Bay of Plenty 481 3.005
Gisborne 71 0.421
Hawkes Bay 153 0.963
Taranaki 80 0.449
Manawatu/Whanganui 257 1.686
Wellington 246 1.473
Tasman 69 0.442
Nelson 87 0.529
Marlborough 73 0.487
Canterbury 758 4.851
West Coast 108 0.594
Otago 302 1.866
Southland 195 1.262
Total** 5073 $31.866m

* numbers have been rounded to the nearest thousand
** columns may not add to total due to rounding

The number of existing claims with ACC for hearing loss by region, including the cost of those claims
Region Ongoing
Number Cost $m*
Northland 636 1.532
Auckland 3043 6.350
Waikato 1543 3.642
Bay of Plenty 1343 3.019
Gisborne 131 0.256
Hawkes Bay 634 1.320
Taranaki 628 1.036
Manawatu/Whanganui 791 1.870
Wellington 653 1.540
Tasman 118 0.135
Nelson 296 0.474
Marlborough 257 0.408
Canterbury 2203 4.227
West Coast 199 0.449
Otago 589 1.015
Southland 514 1.023
Total** 14,313 $29.971m

* numbers have been rounded to the nearest thousand
** columns may not add to total due to rounding

The number of total claims with ACC for hearing loss by region, including the cost of those claims
Region Total
Number Cost $m*
Northland 898 3.170
Auckland 4091 12.897
Waikato 2279 8.427
Bay of Plenty 1824 6.023
Gisborne 202 0.677
Hawkes Bay 787 2.283
Taranaki 708 1.484
Manawatu/Whanganui 1048 3.556
Wellington 899 3.013
Tasman 187 0.577
Nelson 383 1.003
Marlborough 330 0.894
Canterbury 2961 9.079
West Coast 307 1.043
Otago 891 2.881
Southland 709 2.286
Total** 19,386 $61.837m

* numbers have been rounded to the nearest thousand
** columns may not add to total due to rounding